Kids

DPL Presents: Battle of the Books, a Dramatic Read-off at the Denver County Fair!

Performance and Presentations
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
National Western Complex, 4655 Humboldt St. in Denver, Colorado

Join Denver Public Library for a fun live competition, Battle of the Books: a dramatic read-off, at the Denver County Fair. The contest begins at 4 p.m in the Geek Pavilion at the Denver County Fair. The fair is held in the National Western Complex, located at 4655 Humboldt St. in Denver.

Denver Dumb Friends League - How to Meet a Dog/Denver Dumb Friends League –Cómo presentarse a un perro

Performance and Presentations
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

“Is it always safe to pet a dog? This course teaches children how to meet a dog by practicing some basic steps. They discover what an animal’s body posture may be communicating about how he or she is feeling and how respecting an animal’s feelings will keep everyone safe.” This program is for kids K – 5th grade.

Saturday Sessions- Autumn Guitar with Michael DeLalla

Music and Dance
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Schlessman Hall- Level 1

It is fitting that Michael DeLalla will be playing us into the cooler months. His cool guitar concert kicked off our 2014 concert season; he is back for an encore performance of his solo guitar compositions and arrangements of traditional tunes gathered from his cultural explorations. Hailed as "one of the very best acoustic guitarists in the world" by All Music Guide, Michael DeLalla blends his jazz, Celtic and folk stylings in a memorable performance.

http://denverlibrary.org/fresh

Saturday Sessions- Amelie Trio

Film
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Schlessman Hall- Level 1

The ubiquitous music of Paris cafés was used to brilliant cinematic effect in the film Amelie. This trio of musicians recreates that wonderful feeling of café society with their concerts; Amelie Trio plays music ranging from Parisian standards and Edith Piaf ballads to gypsy swing and tango. The trio is comprised of Dave Willey (accordion), Maggie Sallee (violin), and Kevin Garry (guitar). This concert will feature chanteuse Britta Laree. Mark your calendars for this ‘don’t miss’ event.

http://denverlibrary.org/fresh

Saturday Sessions- Blues and Jazz Vocals: Ed Battle

Performance and Presentations
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Schlessman Hall- Level 1

Ed Battle delivers great melodies and lyrics with respect, and all of the swing and emotion the support of dedicated jazz musicians can bring to a moment.
http://denverlibrary.org/fresh

Saturday Sessions- VOXY Vocal Trio

Music and Dance
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Schlessman Hall- Level 1

Juliette Leon Bartsch, Donna Deininger, and Rhonda Wallen are VOXY – a trio of three fabulous women singers who love making music together. VOXY borrows music from a variety of genres – from folk, blues and traditional to global, modern and experimental – and interprets each piece with their unique mellifluous three-part harmony punctuated with dynamic body percussion. This uniquely talented and passionate group of women seeks to coax beauty and vibrant energy from every surface and space where they perform.
http://denverlibrary.org/fresh

Saturday Sessions- The Cherry Tones

Music and Dance
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Schlessman Hall- Level 1

Much like the groups in the film Pitch Perfect, The Cherry Tones are a mixed voice acappella group that love the thrill of a performance with no safety net – no back up music, no additional instruments - just the organic play of strong voices filling the air. They perform a lively mix of jazz, pop and classic oldies that is sure to get you singing along.
http://denverlibrary.org/fresh

Saturday Sessions- Modern American Songbook: Drew Frady

Music and Dance
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Schlessman Hall- Level 1

With a career and life centered around the performing arts and music, Drew Frady is a seasoned entertainer. His concerts include songs that are beloved modern classics from the sixties as well as original compositions. He accompanies himself on guitar for this memorable set of music.
http://denverlibrary.org/fresh

Saturday Sessions- Under Paris Skies with Jeff Hooton

Film
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Schlessman Hall- Level 1

Accordionist Jeff Hooton serves up a savory selection of classic French fare and sweetly sentimental songs from the 40s.
http://denverlibrary.org/fresh

BOOG-A-LOO YOUTH ARTS FESTIVAL

Arts and Crafts
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
This event takes place at the McNichols Civic Center Building at Civic Center Park

Boog-A-Loo Youth Arts Festival
An interactive art festival to introduce different forms of expression to Colorado
youth including visual art, music, and dance!

Saturday, August 2, 2014
10:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Location: McNichols Civic Center Building at Civic Center Park

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